Wednesday, April 08, 2015

Does Your eLearning Smell Bad?

Sometimes a phrase sticks in my skull.  And not always in a good way.

Last week I read an article in CLO Magazine about blended learning: ”What’s Old is New Again: CLOs aren’t as fond of blended learning as we think” by Giuseppe Auricchio, that had a ring dinger of a quote that I’ll get to in a second.
So why the resistance to blended learning at the senior level? Well, mostly because CLOs don’t seem to trust all of the ingredients going into those blends. Adoption is hindered, the article says, due to “preconceptions about online learning. One interviewee said, ‘E-learning still carries quite a bad smell.’ 

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